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Schlossplatz 1 | Taschenbergpalais 2, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was waiting for a tour at the Opera House and someone told me I could "Kill the hour and a half" at the Residenzschloss. I never went back to the Opera! You can easily spend a whole day. There is so much here in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank joe s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dresden’s Royal Palace was once the hub of power for the Saxon princes and kings. First mentioned in the 14th century as a castle complex, the four-wing palace structure was developed in the 15th century. After it was destroyed by fire in 1701, the palace...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the place is very nice and gives a great historical view for those who love history. however, it is not wheelchair friendly and there are no services around.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Hawra86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The castle was rebuild after WW2, but only the roofs and the walls, still a lot of the inside need to be rebuilded, work is going on, but it will take decades before it is finished.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

very beautiful museums in the castle is the one on the jewels of the crown and on the weapons and armor of 1700.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PierBia
Reviewed January 2, 2019

The collection is absolutely beautiful and what is more amazing, is the number of objects that survived the war and the painstaking reconstruction of the interior of the ‘green vault’

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

We did not visit the inside of the palace, but the outside is lovely! It is very central and easy to visit. Would be interested in going inside next time I visit Dresden!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

Wonderful exhibits that help you understand regional history. We spent about three hours in the Residenz and Green Vault together. We could have spent a few more hours. It is a little pricey, but worth it if you can spend the time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marc R
Reviewed November 24, 2018

The old royal residence has now been transformed into a museum. Its most famous exhibit is the large green diamond which is part of the jewelry collection. Apart from this, the museum houses numerous works of art, an armory collection and a collection of Ottoman...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed October 26, 2018

This is worth the trip all by itself, especially if you read the details and understand the importance of this palace and its inhabitants. Totally reconstructed with an excellent eye to detail. The museum all by itself and an easy, educational visit

Date of experience: October 2018
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Timothy S
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Response from olcaytunay | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunatelly no. Apart from Guided English Tours, no orher English Explanation was available.
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Uayamali F
December 2, 2017|
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Response from kimibar | Reviewed this property |
Open and closed days of the various museums within the Residenz in 2017 are given at the website for the museum complex. Look for SKD, Feiertagen 2017. It appears that the Residenz itself open on Sunday, 24 December from 10... More
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